The Latest: Goalkeeper Kaminski Out Of Belgium Squad

The Latest: Goalkeeper Kaminski Out Of Belgium Squad

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:


A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Broncos defensive end Shelby Harris has tested positive for the novel coronavirus and will miss his second straight game Sunday.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Broncos havent discussed the development publicly. The person confirmed Harris diagnosis, which was first reported by KOA News Radio in Denver.

Harris missed last weeks game at Atlanta after going on the COVID-19/reserve list Friday following his exposure to somebody with the virus.

Later that day, Harris tweeted, Not gonna lie this being in the hotel away from your family stuff is lonely as hell.

Coach Vic Fangio said earlier this week that he expected Harris to return to practice Wednesday along with guard Graham Glasgow, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus two weeks ago.

Harris becomes the fourth Broncos player who has tested positive for the virus. Three assistant coaches have also spent time under COVID-19 protocols and executives John Elway and Joe Ellis both tested positive last week.

AP Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton reported from Colorado.


The Minnesota Vikings will not sell tickets for any of their remaining four home games.

The Vikings announced they will no longer work this season on hosting more than 250 fans at U.S. Bank Stadium, the current state-mandated maximum crowd size for indoor gatherings. Theyve been talking all year with stadium, state and city officials about devising a way to safely and responsibly open the gates. Minnesotas rising COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates this fall have prevented any progress on that front.

The Vikings have hosted a limited by-invitation group of family members of players and staff this season.

The Vikings are 1-3 at home. Over the last four years, they were 23-9 at U.S. Bank Stadium, tied for the best home regular-season record in the NFC over that span.


German soccer club Hoffenheim has put its entire team in isolation after three new coronavirus cases added to a recent spike in infections.

Hoffenheim says midfielder Sebastian Rudy, forward Ishak Belfodil and an unnamed staff member have tested positive. A fourth persons test gave an unclear result and is being repeated.

Two other Hoffenheim players previously tested positive after joining the Danish and Israeli national teams during the international break. Another Hoffenheim player and a staff member had positive tests last week.

Hoffenheim lost to Wolfsburg 2-1 in the Bundesliga on Sunday and next plays Stuttgart on Nov. 21.


The wrestling world championships have been canceled because of travel restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic.

United World Wrestling says there werent enough entries for next months tournament in Serbia to meet its criteria for a world championship event. UWW adds that travel restrictions and other participation hurdles made it hard for teams to sign up by a Nov. 5 deadline.

UWW had wanted at least eight of the top-10 ranked nations and 70% of the athletes from last years world championships to participate. A smaller Individual World Cup tournament will be held in Serbia instead.


Norways friendly soccer match against Israel has been canceled because of the risk of contracting COVID-19.

The Norwegian soccer federation says the decision was recommended by national health authorities one day after an Israel player tested positive.

Norway will still play at Romania on Sunday and at Austria next Wednesday in the Nations League.

Israel is scheduled to play at the Czech Republic on Sunday and host Scotland next Wednesday.


Sweden coach Janne Andersson has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss his teams three upcoming games.

The Swedish soccer federation says Andersson had been in quarantine since last week when a family member tested positive. He then tested positive on Tuesday.

Sweden plays a friendly at Denmark and then has Nations League games against Croatia and at France.


Hungary coach Marco Rossi has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of his teams European Championship playoff against Iceland.

The Hungarian soccer federation says Rossi is isolating from the players and team staff.

Hungary will host Iceland in Budapest on Thursday for a place at next years Euro 2020. Budapest is one of 12 scheduled host cities for the tournament.

Hungary will have two home games in Group F if it beats Iceland and qualifies. The group also includes Germany, defending champion Portugal and World Cup champion France.

No fans will be allowed to attend the match at the 67,000-capacity Puskas Arena because of a decision by the national government to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.


Belgium goalkeeper Thomas Kaminski has left the national squad ahead of a friendly game against Switzerland after testing positive for COVID-19.

Kaminski had been called up this week by Belgium coach Roberto Martinez as a late replacement for Hendrik Van Crombrugge.

Kaminski plays for Blackburn in Englands second division. He is the second Belgium international ruled out of the match because of the coronavirus after Eden Hazard. The Real Madrid forward has been quarantined in Spain.

Center back Thomas Vermaelen also will miss the game after Japanese authorities did not allow him to travel. Vermaelen plays for Vissel Kobe.

Belgium will play England and Denmark in the Nations League after the friendly against Switzerland.


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